Family, Life, Society

Starting from the End.

Question: “Osho, how do you manage to always have the right anecdote at the right moment?” Osho: “Let me answer to this with an anecdote. A king, passing through a small town, saw what he took to be indications of amazing marksmanship. On trees, barns and fences there were numbers of bulls-eyes, each with a bullet-hole in the exact center.…

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Leadership, Life, Society

Because You Are Unaware…

Osho was once asked whether he was against “Great People- Maha Purush“ ??…he said No, but yes he was against one thing for sure and that was – ’till we keep making great people in the world, the small people will keep germinating. That cannot be stopped. When we call someone great, we unknowingly call the rest inferior…we just don’t…

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Life, Society

Remove the peg, untie the rope.

On a dark night, a caravan stayed in the desert Sarai (man-made inn /large tent). The caravan had 100 camel. The herders tied the camels with ropes and pegs (khuti). But they found that one camel was left untied. They were somehow missing one rope and one peg. It was midnight and the shops were closed by then, so there…

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Life

Love: Do I qualify?

I came across this story about Meher Baba. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meher_Baba). Meher Baba was an Indian spiritual master who was born in 1894 in Pune, India, to Irani Zoroastrian parents. His spiritual transformation began when he was 19 years old and lasted for seven years. The news about Meher baba as a Mystic had reached everywhere and people were curious to see…

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Family, Life

Be Slow to Criticize

I came across this anecdote which I thought of sharing with you. Dale Carnegie received a letter. He had given a talk on Radio about Abraham Lincoln. In the reference, some dates that were mentioned by Dale Carnegie were wrong. So a lady who was an ardent fan of Lincoln wrote a nasty letter to Dale cursing him and saying…

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Life

Remembering the Messiah!

Renowned saint Murari Bapu, who is a great narrator of “Ram Katha – Tulsi Ramayan”, once mentioned the following anecdote. Murari Bapu was having a conversation with a Catholic Priest on various topics pertaining to Religion, Hinduism, Christianity and so on. During the course of the conversation, The Priest asked Murari Bapu, “Do you know the meaning and importance of…

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Corporate, Leadership, Life, Society

Walk the Talk

In a village, there was a middle aged Sadhu (sage) residing in a hut. He was very pious. Villagers respected him and sought spiritual guidance from him regularly. Many would help him and offer their services to seek his blessings. People would gather near his hut under the tree to listen to his discourses and ask about many things that were…

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Education, Family, Leadership, Life

Speak Your Character

On a scorching summer afternoon, the King went for a hunt with his Minister and a few soldiers in the jungle. They wandered for a couple of hour but due to heat the animals were hiding deeper into the woods. The group lost their way in the jungle. The King was thirsty, so he asked his soldiers to look for…

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